Clinical Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Acute Care Pathway
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Lambeth Hospital
£31,878 - £42,046 p.a inc.
27/03/2018 23:59

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a clinical charge nurse on Nelson ward, female acute ward within South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust(SLaM)

You will have the opportunity to work within one of the highest turnover female acute wards within SLaM. Within this role you will have the chance to develop a broad portfolio of transferable clinical skills as well as management experience.  We are passionate about providing the best clinical care to our patients and you would be expected to contribute to the innovative practice on the ward and to on-going service development as per local, Trust and National requirements. 

Nelson ward is an 18 bedded female acute admission ward where you will gain experience from working with service users with the most acute and often complex mental health presentations. This would allow you the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required to care for those with some of the most challenging needs.

You are guaranteed to gain experience in shaping the service and implement new policies. The management team would provide you with robust support in this role as well as for rapid progression in career development!

If you are an experienced Band 5 nurse or a current Band 6 looking to work in a different clinical environment and you feel you have the skills, experience and motivation to function effectively in this role, please complete the on-line application form.

We employ around 4,800 people across South London and other sites in the UK. It is a diverse team of talented individuals, spanning a wide range of specialities and benefiting from many world-leading healthcare experts. We deliver more than 14,000 training experiences each year for our staff, providing an extensive range of learning opportunities. Staff can benefit from exceptional professional development opportunities and we will work with you to build your career in mental health. In addition, our working relationship with King's Health Partners allows those working at the Trust to get involved in academic research.

We are committed to helping to develop the people that come to work with us. We know that the Trust can only be as good as the people who work here and we’ll invest in you to maximise that potential. That’s why we really welcome and value people so highly. In short, if you’ve got what it takes we’d be delighted for you to come and work with us.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Esther Odubanjo, Ward Manager - / 02032286218

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